High Court Rules on Discrimination Case Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company wins a big gender discrimination case filed by a female worker in Alabama, who was paid less than her male coworkers. In a 5-4 decision, the court ruled she did not file her lawsuit in a timely manner.
NPR logo

High Court Rules on Discrimination Case

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/10512473/10512476" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
High Court Rules on Discrimination Case

High Court Rules on Discrimination Case

High Court Rules on Discrimination Case

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/10512473/10512476" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

The U.S. Supreme Court splits along ideological lines to rule against a female worker who was paid less than her male counterparts.

In a 5-4 decision, the justices ruled that the Alabama woman did not file her lawsuit against Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company in a timely manner.

Legal analyst Dahlia Lithwick with the online magazine Slate talks with Alex Cohen about Tuesday's Supreme Court decision on discrimination claims.

Related NPR Stories